J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 17, Number 2, 2014Rare disorders and Dentofacial Orthopedics (2)
|Number of page(s)||21|
|Published online||20 October 2014|
Orofacial rare diseases: specificities of the collaboration between orthodontist and pediatric dentist
AHU-PH – Odontologie pédiatrique, Université Paris-Diderot, Paris 7, France
2 MCU-PH – Orthopédie dento-faciale, Université Paris-Diderot, Paris 7, France
Address for correspondence: P. Garrec, Centre de référence des malformations rares de la face et de la cavité buccale (MAFACE), Hôpital Rothschild AP-HP, Pôle d’odontologie, Paris. firstname.lastname@example.org
Pediatric dentistry plays an important part in the orthodontic treatment of patients with rare orofacial diseases. Interactions between these two disciplines are numerous and particularly noteworthy in the following pathologies:
cleft lip and palate;
After reviewing the main characteristics of these pathologies, we will highlight the fundamental role of pediatric dentistry in the early diagnosis, the prevention and the dental care throughout the orthodontic treatment. A close cooperation between the orthodontist and the pediatric dentist is a key factor to a successful treatment.
Key words: Orthodontics preventive / pediatric dentistry / dentinogenesis imperfecta / cleft palate / interceptive / interdisciplinary approach / amelogenesis imperfecta / corrective treatment / ectodermal dysplasia / cleft lip
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